Human-like Robots Support Healthcare Workers Humanoid social robots, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, are joining the workforce. Their conversational capabilities and life-like facial expressions stimulate human brains and put humans at ease, making these robots perfect companions for elderly or isolated people.
Creating Better Patient Experiences with Digital Signs and Wayfinding Health and safety in hospitals, office buildings, and shared public spaces has never been more critical. Healthcare providers and hospitals have tightened operational protocols to try and protect every person on-site. Among other things, this means reducing interactions among staff and visitors and getting patients to the right location quickly and efficiently.
IoT Solutions Make COVID-19 Safety Compliance Easier Artificial intelligence enables remote monitoring of COVID-19 safety precautions, so companies can focus on their core business, while still protecting their employees and customers. It also lightens the load for resource-strapped medical facilities.
A Touch of Haptics and Hand Tracking Tech in a 2D World In the future, haptics feedback could enrich online shopping by allowing customers to feel fabrics, operate kiosks and screens without touching them, expand the capabilities of remote medicine, and bring humanity to virtual reality.
AI Brings Vision to Sight Impaired Machine learning and computer vision aid doctors in the diagnosis of diabetic-related eye diseases, enabling early treatment and preventing vision loss. People who have experienced profound vision loss might benefit in the future from an AI-based bionic eye that provides spatial awareness.
Small-scale Medical Devices Use IoT to Improve Accuracy Hospitals are relying on IoT technologies to improve patient care and to help medical staff find the sweet spot for injections. Imaging and artificial intelligence open up deep tissues for more accurate needle placement, resulting in fewer sticks.
Motion Sensor Technology Aids Care at Hinge Health Physical therapists are going digital, offering exercise instructions and support remotely to patients. With wearable sensors and a mobile app from Hinge Health, healthcare specialists can add another dimension of care to patients and provide digital therapy with real-time visual and audio feedback to in-home patients.
Electronic Smart Tattoos Enable Control of a Robotic Hand Researchers are using temporary tattoos to add functionality to robots and healthcare monitoring. Sturdy but flexible, these devices can track body movements and bring life to robots.
AI-powered Athlete Tracking Makes Olympic Debut In elite competition, fractions of a second can mean the difference between a gold or a silver medal. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is using a new tracking technology that allows fans to watch the action and know how fast the athletes are running. With the help of Intel® Xeon® scalable processors, certain data points are made available to broadcasters to help them provide more insight into athletes’ performances.
Sensors Integrated in Fabric Could Redefine Telemedicine Smart garments can accurately monitor patient vitals and actions without needing typical medical equipment. They also can improve exercise experiences for individuals. With greater use of smart health devices, it’s no surprise that smart garments are on the rise.